- Our list of the best things to do in Gloucester, Massachusetts, features the top 318 nearby activities — including 154 great attractions with user approval ratings of 90% or more!
- Gloucester, MA has a variety of great sights and experiences nearby. Top categories include: Outdoor Places, Museums & Galleries, Entertainment & Shows, and Sights & Landmarks.
- The results below include the top 29 things to do within the city of Gloucester, MA , followed by 289 popular activities in nearby cities, including Salem, Beverly, Lynn, Newburyport, Hampton, Marblehead, Rockport, Danvers, Ipswich, North Andover, Haverhill, Amesbury, Saugus, Malden, Revere, Peabody, Andover, Hull, Chelsea, Seabrook, Melrose, Essex, Everett, Lawrence, Woburn and North Hampton
98% 308 votes
75 Eastern Point Blvd, Gloucester, MA 01930 MoreLess Info
The beauty of Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House is second to none. Overlooking Gloucester Harbor, the massive home was the summer home of the first known interior designer and contains a lifetime of keepsakes and curiosities.
63 Rogers Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 MoreLess Info
7 Seas Whale Watch is a local company which offers guided whale watching tours from Gloucester to the Stellwagen Bank National Marine Sanctuary.
Gloucester, MA MoreLess Info
Cape Ann Whale Watch offers educational whale watching trips where whale sightings are accompanied with informative commentary and many educational hands-on activities about whales and their natural habitat.
Good Harbor Beach is a half mile stretch of raked sand that opens to the Atlantic ocean with many dunes and marshes surrounding it. Visitors can enjoy surfing and floating here when the tide is high and at low tide, they can walk up to the Salt island.
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24 Harbor Loop, Gloucester, MA 01930 MoreLess Info
Capt Bill & Sons Whale Watch is a local company which offers whale watching tours of Cape Ann where visitors can view the mammals feeding, surfacing and breaching in their natural habitat.
99% 80 votes
211 East Main Street, Gloucester, MA 01930 MoreLess Info
Docked at the Beacon Marine Basin, Defiance Sail Charters - Day Tours operates during the summer season from June through October. The chartered day trips normally involve some light food while there are some evening offerings that have full meals and alcoholic beverages.